9781780660554

Childbirth Without Fear The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth

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  • ISBN13:

    9781780660554

  • ISBN10:

    1780660553

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-16
  • Publisher: Pinter & Martin Ltd
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Summary

In an age where birth has often been overtaken by obstetrics, Dr Dick-Read's philosophy is still as fresh and relevant as it was when he originally wrote this book. He unpicks every possible root cause of western woman's fear and anxiety in pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding and does so with overwhelming heart and empathy. Essential reading for all parents-to-be, childbirth educators, midwives and obstetricians!

Author Biography

Grantly Dick-Read (1890-1959) studied at Cambridge and at the London Hospital. The publication of Childbirth without Fear caused widespread controversy but, encouraged by many women who had given birth using the 'Dick-Read method', he dedicated his life to promoting natural childbirth.

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